Fri, 22 Jan 2021

BEIJING, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BUENOS AIRES -- Argentina reported 275 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide total to 38,216, the country's Health Ministry said Friday.

Meanwhile, 7,846 new cases were reported, taking the national count to 1,407,277. A total of 1,235,257 patients have recovered from the disease so far and 133,804 cases were still active, according to the ministry. The province of Buenos Aires, with 614,872 cases, is the most affected district.

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LOS ANGELES -- Health officials in Los Angeles County issued a new stay-home order Friday urging residents to avoid gatherings as confirmed COVID-19 cases there surged out of control.

The county's five-day average of new confirmed cases currently stands at over 4,700, forcing its health department to take additional actions.

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WELLINGTON -- New Zealand reported four new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Saturday, said the Ministry of Health in a statement.

Three of the new cases were recent returnees from overseas. The remaining was a member of the Pakistan Cricket squad, and previously other six members have tested positive.

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MEXICO CITY -- Mexico on Friday reported 12,081 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 1,090,675, said the country's Health Ministry.

Meanwhile, the country's death toll of the novel coronavirus increased by 631, reaching 104,873.

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